Over 2,500 people saw the performance "Women's Graveyard" which, on the occasion of yesterday's Remembrance Day for Women Victims of Violence, was performed by 17 Center for Girls' activists in Obrenovićeva Street, in the center of Niš. The participants wore the names of girls/women killed since the beginning of this year, and the names of over 400 girls/women killed from 2010 to today were heard from the speakers.
Over 1,500 people saw the street action that the activists of the Center for Girls held in the center of Nis, on the occasion of the shooting at the "Vladislav Ribnikar" Elementary School in Vračar, in which eight children and one man were killed, as well as on the occasion of 14 femicides since the beginning of this year.
Eighteen activists of the Center for Girls and citizens celebrated Earth Day with socializing in nature and a clean-up action at the Bubanj memorial park.
The Center for Girls implemented Empowering Self-Defense workshops in four more high schools in Niš and at three faculties: "Bora Stanković" Gymnasium, School of Commerce, School of Fashion and Beauty, School of Economics and at the faculties: Faculty of Occupational Safety, Faculty of Electronics, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Philosophy. Through 60 workshops, 250 girls/women learned how to defend themselves against verbal and physical attacks.
Since the beginning of 2023, 10 girls and women in Serbia were murdered in a family-partner relationship context (i.e. killed by their current/former husbands/partners, fathers, sons, brothers...).